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Slang

hooked

This page is about the slang term hooked

Meaning

addicted, obsessed

For example

  • Nobody who uses hard drugs like heroin or cocaine thinks they'll ever get hooked, but many do, and it can ruin their life.

  • My son realised he was hooked on video games when he stayed up all night playing them, and then failed an important exam.

Quick Quiz

Kyle knew he was hooked on heroin. When he couldn't get any, he

a. got bored

b. got angry

c. got very sick

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Contributor: Matt Errey